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Graphic Communications at University of Maryland Global Campus

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Graphic Communications at University of Maryland Global Campus

If you are interested in studying graphic communications, you may want to check out the program at University of Maryland Global Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UMGC is located in Adelphi, Maryland and approximately 58,526 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 63 graphic communication majors received their bachelor's degree from UMGC.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Graphic Communications section at the bottom of this page.

UMGC Graphic Communications Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Communication

Online Classes Are Available at UMGC

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, UMGC does offer online courses in graphic communication for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UMGC Graphic Communications Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the graphic communication progam at UMGC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The graphic communication major at UMGC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Graphic Communications. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Graphic Communications Schools 14
Most Popular Graphic Communications Schools 27
Most Focused Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools 88

How Much Do Graphic Communication Graduates from UMGC Make?

The median salary of graphic communication students who receive their bachelor's degree at UMGC is $35,300. This is 32% higher than $26,669, which is the national average for all graphic communication bachelor's degree recipients.


Graphic Communication Student Demographics at UMGC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the graphic communication majors at University of Maryland Global Campus.

UMGC Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Program

65% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 63 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in graphic communication from UMGC. About 35% were men and 65% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its graphic communication bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Maryland Global Campus with a bachelor's in graphic communication.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 30
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

UMGC also has a doctoral program available in graphic communication. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Graphic Communication Grads May Go Into

A degree in graphic communication can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MD, the home state for University of Maryland Global Campus.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Data Entry Keyers 2,810 $36,420
Printing Press Operators 2,170 $39,850
Prepress Technicians 750 $44,840
Desktop Publishers 380 $56,770
Multimedia Artists and Animators 270 $60,850


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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